Another smack-talk edition

Paula Johnson was at an charity event tonight, so MC Scott Shimamoto was on his own. Fewer comics meant more time for each set and a smack-talk session at the end. These comics brought the funny:

Andrew Mercado
David Romero
Yashar Kafi
Tracy Tedesco
Mike Frankovich
Fernando Rivera
Chris Kostolefsky
Jim Kilty
Marcus Madera
John Vorhaus
Ray Chavez Jr.

The cliffhangers edition

MC Paula Johnson ended the evening with a lot of unanswered questions because several comedians ended their sets with cliffhangers. What happened in Palm Springs? What did that guy do when he saw that thing? Why was everyone fixated on bears?  These comedians were responsible for all the suspense: John Vorhaus Ruben G. Steve BrunerContinue Reading

The Paula is “on vacation” edition

Paula Johnson missed The Joke Gym on August 21 because she took a short vacation…to Napa. After days of shopping, wine tasting and having lots of fun, she was treated to a 6.0 earthquake. MC Scott Shimamoto flew solo and welcomed these performers to The Joke Gym mic: Chris Kostolefsky Max Rosenberg Kate Stark AtifContinue Reading

The New Kids on the Mic edition

MC Paula Johnson had too much fun with these funny folks, including a few people who were brand spanking new to comedy. Sheppard Blumenthal Chris Kostolefsky Eric DeLuca Des Delgadillo (video above) Justin Ballard Mike Frankovich John Vorhaus David Romero Scott Shimamoto Chorizo Lopez Jocelyn Spears Tracy Tedesco Yashar Kafi Jim Kilty Marcus Madera ChristanContinue Reading

The “Everyone Did Great!” edition

MC Scott Shimamoto showed off his calves and his abs before welcoming these comics to The Joke Gym stage: Nat Baimel Ralph Padilla Steven Moreno Shayne Michael Raul Fernandez Marlon M. Moran Michael Porco David Romero Yashar Kafi Jim Kilty Marcus Madera Nick Pelais Max Rosenberg Ray Chavez, Jr. Mike Frankovich Paul Fanning Ben ShepContinue Reading